Crescendo (55plus)

Every person at Countryside who is 55 plus, growing in their relationship with Jesus Christ and engaged in His kingdom ministry.

Daily 10,000 people reach the age of 65.  By 2030, one in five Americans will be over 65, by 2035 there will be more people over 65 than under the age of 18!  The Baby boomer and older generations are to be mobilized for ministry! Rather than retirement, we seek to re-tool, re-invent, and re-imagine what God may have for us in this season of life as we are challenged to participate in minstries by, with, and for older adults.

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Our goals
To grow Spiritually, Physically, Intellectually, Emotionally, in Community, while Serving God and others.

Crescendo is not a program; it's a mindset.  It's not an activity; it's an attitude. Each month Crescendo will offer opportunities for older adults to grow in all of these areas as they walk with Jesus and build His kingdom in this fruitful season of life.  

CovTalk on Mental Health
Sat. Oct. 29, 9:30am (rsvp by 24th) Countryside Student Center

 Hear from several people in our community who deal as professionals with those suffering with mental health issues. “Mental Health” is a buzzword that you hear a lot, but what does it truly entail? How do I know if I or someone I love is suffering from conditions of mental health? How could I get help or be help for someone? Explore the topic, get informed, connect with others who can help you and those you love.  Coffee and sweets provided; sign up to help bring food items with Lynn Black.

Mark Lowery in Concert
Fri. Nov. 11, 7:30pm, Wichita RSVP by Oct. 9

Singer, songwriter, author, and humorist Mark Lowry is best known for penning the lyric to the Christmas classic “Mary Did You Know?” and singing baritone for the GRAMMY© Award-winning Gaither Vocal Band for many years. Lowry, who’s entertained audiences since he was 11 years old, has a unique gift of communicating profound Biblical truths through music and storytelling. Group Tickets are $25 and you may reserve a seat on the church van. Concert at Countryside Christian Church, Wichita.

Widows Connection
First Tuesday morning of the month at 9:30am Plus additional events

Whether recently widowed or experienced in the journey, find connection, empathy, and hope as you meet with other women in this season of life.  Contact Judy Blaine or Lynn Black through the church office for more information.